Tag Archives: PixelTunes

Episode 35: N64 Nvasion

  Download Episode 35: N64 Nvasion Here! The N64 was a very unique console compared to its competitors.  While Sony and Sega opted to use the CD-ROM format allowing for high-quality streaming audio, the N64’s cartridges used sequenced music. This … Continue reading

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Episode 34: Marvel Melodies

Download Episode 34: Marvel Melodies here! To celebrate the release of “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” it’s a Marvel Comics episode! There was no shortage of Marvel Superhero-based games in the 80’s and 90’s.  Kids got to live out their dreams … Continue reading

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Episode 33: Cygnus Destroyer’s Picks

Download Episode 33: Cygnus Destroyer’s Picks here! Mike and Ed are huge fans of YouTuber Matt Ezero, also known as “Cygnus Destroyer” or “The LJN Defender.” He’s been creating amazing retro game reviews for the past few years, and he specializes … Continue reading

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Episode 32: NINJAS!

Download Episode 32: NINJAS! here! <– Right Click and “Save As” Ninjas were masters of espionage and assassination, and experts in martial arts and acrobatics. It only makes sense that ninja video games were some of the most thrilling and … Continue reading

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Episode 31: Same Song, Different System

  Download Episode 31: Same Song, Different System here! <– Right Click and “Save As” This episode, Bad Dudes Mike and Ed talk about ports and remakes, and pick out a few of their favorite titles that made it onto … Continue reading

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Episode 28: Metroid

  Download “Episode 28: Metroid” here! <– Right click and “Save As” The beautiful bounty hunter Samus Aran humbly began her Metroid-hunting career in 1986 on the NES.  Thanks to its unique atmosphere, riveting gameplay, and Hirokazu Tanaka’s iconic score, … Continue reading

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What Was Your Favorite Track from Episode 22: Unreleased Gems?

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Episode 22: Unreleased Gems

  Download “Episode 22: Unreleased Gems” here! <– (right click and “save as”) Join us as Aaron Hickman of Retro Obscura takes the PixelTunes guys on a journey through the seedy underbelly of video games, playing tracks from titles that never … Continue reading

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Episode 19: The Music of Hyrule

–> Right click and “save as” here for the direct mp3 download <— Hot on the heels of Nintendo’s release of Hyrule Warriors, Mike and Ed bring Todd along to talk about the Legend of Zelda series!  We play some … Continue reading

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Episode 18 – Players’ Choice with Kory & Keaton of the Players’ Score Video Game Music Documentary!

  Download Episode 18: Players’ Choice w/ The Players’ Score <— Right Click and “Save As” We’re thrilled and honored to have two very special guests for this episode: Kory Caldwell and Keaton Slansky! They’re putting together a video game music documentary … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Viva la Indie! #indiedev

Download Episode 16: Viva la Indie! (MP3 – Right click and “save as…”) The PixelTunes guys are back with a sack full of indie titles!  We pick our favorite tracks from our favorite games, and round off the collection with a … Continue reading

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Episode 15: Composer Yuzo Koshiro

Episode 15: Composer Yuzo Koshiro The man’s name is synonymous with game soundtracks like Streets of Rage and ActRaiser, but did you know he was composing music and developing sound programs as far back as 1986?  We take a look … Continue reading

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Episode 14: The Best of Contra

Episode 14: The Best of Contra Drawing inspiration from epic films like Alien and Predator, the Contra series defined the run ‘n gun genre with its manic, over-the-top action and visuals.  Each new entry brought equally rockin’ music along with it, … Continue reading

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Episode 13: Scott Returns!

Episode 13: Scott Returns! We had so much fun with Scott on our Racing Trax episode that we decided to invite him back for more!  He’s picked all of our music this time around, and he’s dug some great stuff … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 12: Game Boy Advance #GBAwesome

PixelTunes Radio Episode 12: Game Boy Advance #GBAwesome Sure, it wasn’t the FIRST color portable gaming system, but it was the was first one to offer a huge library of titles and a ton of great music!  The Game Boy … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 11: Totally Game Boy!

PixelTunes Radio Episode 11: Totally Game Boy! Nintendo’s portable system saw many different revisions over its run, starting with bulky monochrome devices, and evolving into sleek bodies with color displays.  Composers from all over the world made its tiny little speaker … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 10: Ed’s Picks

PixelTunes Radio Episode 10: Ed’s Picks Ed crowns himself king of the PixelTunes Basement Castle and selects all the music this time around!  Join us as he flexes his knowledge of obscure retro games, and plays some amazing tunes from … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 9: Racing Trax

PixelTunes Radio Episode 9: Racing Trax Finger perched on the accelerator button… wind in your hair… clock ticking down at the top of the screen… Racing games are always a thrilling experience, and racing soundtracks are equally intense. Join us, … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 8: Mike’s Picks

PixelTunes Radio Episode 8: Mike’s Picks Ed finally breaks down and lets Mike pick all of the tracks this time.  The result is one fine collection of tunes!  From obscure consoles like the Sharp X68000, to the old familiar NES, … Continue reading

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PixelTunes Radio Episode 5: Brian’s Tunes

PixelTunes Radio Episode 5: Brian’s Tunes We’re back with Episode 5!  This time out, our buddy Brian (who designed our awesome logo) plays a bunch of rad tunes for us.  We talk about how everything is Zelda to Brian, Mike has … Continue reading

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